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US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Rare workers' protest seen at Foxconn's China iPhone factory

BEIJING, China: Social media posts have shown hundreds of workers protesting against a plan to delay bonus payments at Foxconn's ...

Majority of US firms in Ireland say they will hire more staff in 2023

DUBLIN, Ireland: Some 61 percent of U.S. businesses operating in Ireland intend to hire more staff next year, according to ...

Majority of US Federal Reserve officials agree to slow rate hikes

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to the minutes from Federal Reserve's meeting held on 1st and 2nd November, a "substantial majority" of ...

Zoom struggles after Covid emergency as value of shares falls 90%

SAN JOSE, California: As it struggles to adjust after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, shares in Zoom Video Communications ...

Despite Ukraine war, European traders purchasing diesel from Russia

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Before the start of a European Union (EU) ban in February, European traders are rushing to fill tanks ...

China looks to Europe as market for European electric vehicle sales

BEIJING, China: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers aim to win over European drivers and large corporate customers with more affordable ...

Iger, new Disney CEO, must stop losses caused by Disney streaming

BURBANK, California: According to analysts, Disney's legendary chief executive, Bob Iger, who transformed Disney into the world's most powerful entertainment ...

India's craftsmen are ambassadors of cultural diversity, heritage: Vice Prez Dhankhar

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Highlighting the rich heritage of Indian craftsmanship, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said ...

Boeing offers to make bombs for Ukraine Reuters

The Pentagon is reportedly considering a proposal to supply Kiev's forces with cheap precision munitionsThe Pentagon is reportedly considering an ...

SP cuts India's growth forecast by 30 bps to 7 pc for 2022-23

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): SP Global Ratings on Monday cut India's economic growth forecast for the current fiscal ...

Home loan portfolio of banks and NBFCs remains strong, amid rising rates: Report

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Even with rising interest rates, Indian lenders can expect to keep the quality of ...

Global economy in for violent shocks ahead economist

The coming recession will lead to a profound structural shift, Mohamed El-Erian saysThere's a tendency to see economic challenges as ...

Vodafone Study: 51pc Indian firms say sustainability is important, only 19pc Fit for the Future

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, November 28 (ANI): Last week, Vodafone Business released a report which shows that sustainability is viewed ...

Yemen's Government Signs $1 Billion Aid Package With UAE-Based Fund

Cairo - Yemen's internationally recognized government signed a deal with the Arab Monetary Fund on Sunday, state media said, paving ...

After significant rate hike, Pak govt has to pay heavy price for borrowing

Karachi [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): The State Bank of Pakistan's (SBP) decision to hike its key policy rate by 100 ...

Pakistan's Jammat-i-Islami chief demands eradication of interest-based economy

Lahore [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): Chairman of Pakistan's Islamist political party, Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq demanded the government eradicate the ...

Interest rate reaches highest in 24 years after State Bank of Pakistan hikes it by 16 pc

Karachi [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): The interest rate in Pakistan skyrocketed to its highest in 24 years after the State ...

Venezuela's Government, Opponents Resume Talks; US Eases Sanction

mexico city - Venezuela's government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food ...

Uttar Pradesh eyes huge investment from US firms in investors summit 2023

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): The state of Uttar Pradesh through the 'Global Investors Summit-2023' is expected to receive ...

JCB supports fireworks at Star Island event in Singapore

Singapore, November 26 (ANI): Singapore's countdown event "Star Island" was being canceled due to Covid-19 for the last three years, ...

World Economic Outlook for 2023 Increasingly Gloomy

The outlook for the global economy headed into 2023 has soured, according to a number of recent analyses, as the ...

State Bank of Pakistan hikes interest rate to 16 per cent to curb inflation

Karachi [Pakistan], November 26 (ANI): In a recent decision, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) jacked up its policy rate ...

State Bank of Pakistan hikes interest rate to 16 pc

Karachi [Pakistan], November 26 (ANI): In a recent decision, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) jacked up its policy rate ...

U.S. embraces Black Friday amid 3rd year of pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua Along with the ongoing impact of inflation, consumer attitudes have also been weighed down by rising ...

United Airlines flight to Chicago canceled, 198 passengers stranded at Delhi airport

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi, [India], November 25 (ANI): Chicago-bound United Airlines canceled its flight from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport ...

China Frees Up $70 Billion for Banks to Underpin Slowing Economy

China said on Friday it would cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves for the second ...

Emmy-winning writer Gene Perret passes away at 85

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): Emmy-winning writer Gene Perret, known for his contribution as a member of the writing staff ...

China announces reserve requirement ratio cut

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank said Friday that it has decided to cut ...

Epstein victims sue top banks media

JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank are accused of profiting from the late pedophile's activitiesCivil lawsuits filed at a New York court ...

Construction costs for greenfield projects rises 5-7 pc in Q32022: Report

New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): The year 2022 recorded an escalation in material costs due to curtailed production amid ...

Retail inflationary pressures expected to ease with fresh kharif arrivals: Finance Ministry

New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): The current retail inflationary pressures are expected to ease with fresh kharif arrivals and ...

Inflation Clouds 'Black Friday' Shopping Bonanza

NEW YORK - Retailers braced for their biggest test of the year: Will U.S. consumers open their wallets wide for ...

Markets open with volatility, lose to halt 3-day gain in morning trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI): Indian markets lost and snapped their rally, after being volatile, during the morning trade ...

S.Korea's central bank slashes 2023 growth outlook to 1.7 pct

© Provided by Xinhua South Korea's central bank on Thursday slashed its 2023 growth outlook to 1.7 percent, lower than ...

India's IT industry freezes on fresh hiring amid Facebook, Twitter layoffs

© Provided by Xinhua The massive layoffs at U.S. tech companies have sparked a new layoff wave in India's IT ...

Ukraine war: how the economy has kept running at a time of bitter conflict

November 24 marks nine months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. Despite the expectation of the Kremlin - and ...

China strengthens financial policy support to shore up housing market

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's financial authorities are stepping up policy support for the housing ...

Shanghai to develop green, intelligent shipping industry technology

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai will accelerate the development and application of green and intelligent ...

Indian stock indices extend gains for third straight session

New Delhi [India], November 24 (ANI): Indian stock indices extended their gains for the third straight session in line with ...

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Despite Ukraine war, European traders purchasing diesel from Russia

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Before the start of a European Union (EU) ban in February, European traders are rushing to fill tanks ...

Amid protests, China censors maskless crowd shots from FIFA WC broadcast

Beijing [China], November 28 (ANI): While FIFA World Cup is on in full swing, so are the Chinese censors. China's ...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh co-chairs India-France annual defence dialogue with French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today co-chaired the 4th India-France annual defence dialogue with French ...

French Defence Minister accorded Guard of Honour in Delhi

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): French Minister for the Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu was accorded the Guard of Honour ...

Visiting French Defence Minister lays wreath at National War Memorial

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): French Minister for the Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu on Monday laid a wreath at ...

Al-Shabab Militants Holed Up in Mogadishu Hotel

Washington - Explosions and gunfire rang out Monday from a hotel in Somalia's capital that was attacked by a group ...

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